Hear Lee’s latest interview on one of the top-rated talk radio programs in Alaska, The Glen Biegel Show, as he and Glen talk about character-based leadership and decision-making. One of the most important points that Lee says in the interview is that all leaders are tempted to make unethical decisions, but we must decide in […]
In our recent State of Leadership Survey, we ask the question “What industry seems to have the most competent, honorable leaders?” So far, the responses are – Business/Corporate (24%) Government/Politics (0%) Military (57%) Healthcare (3%) Education (16%). Do you agree with these results? Take 2 minutes to complete the anonymous State of Leadership survey, and […]
Great leadership article from “The Leadership Freak” on dealing with your doubts as a leader, and how to positively use doubt as a skill rather than a weakness. Read, and let us know what you think –
On October 22, 2013, Brig. Gen. Robbie Risner passed away from his final challenge on earth at the age of 88. Would you join me, his friends, family, the Vietnam POW community, and the military community in saluting and paying tribute to this great man? He is one of the great Americans of our generation […]
In case you missed this article earlier this year in Forbes Magazine on Hewlett-Packard CEO, Meg Whitman, it’s an interesting read. Gotta love the style of this former CEO that helped build the online behemoth, eBay. This quote from the article talks about her transition into HP – “So the new HP attitude starts at […]
Do you a have a clear picture of your natural strengths and struggles as a leader? If so, would you mind sharing your process how you’ve arrived at that point in your personal development and growth? If you’d like more insight, take the FREE Leading with Honor Assessment and get instant results that accurately show […]
Who needs this leadership message? We all do! We’re all have times when we’re trapped by limiting attitudes, mindsets, or circumstances that keep us from operating at our best (for ourselves and for others). Lee shares his unique thoughts and advice in the October 2013 edition of Speaker Magazine and draws a parallel in his […]
In this quick interview, author and human performance consultant, Lee Ellis, describes his definition of the word honor. It’s often associated with honoring someone else or giving others recognition; but Lee talks about the definition of embracing honor as a personal lifestyle and attitude. Is the concept of honor a tangible foundation for living and […]
As a leader, would you like to create or work in a successful, high-performance culture? Here are 3 Traits Leaders Need to Shape a High-Performance Culture. One trait that article mentions is the need to crave data to explain the underlying beliefs and assumptions of the internal team, clients, and customers (If it’s working, why? […]
“Is leadership something inborn or developed? If not, how do you develop leaders?” This is a question that Lee is frequently asked. Do you agree? Any additional insight from your experience? Lee’s Answer: “Every person has some inborn characteristics for good leadership, but not every person is inclined to want to lead. Some people are […]
When comparing industry sectors of Business, Government/Politics, Military, Healthcare, and Education, over 80% of survey respondents say that Government/Politics needs the most work in cultivating competent, honorable leaders. Is that a surprise to anyone? Take our State of Leadership Survey and share your voice on key leadership issues – thank you!
Author and leadership development consultant, Lee Ellis, had a great conversation yesterday on The Mike Huckabee Show. In it, Lee says that the missing leadership piece with the government shutdown (or any leadership situation where a stalemate occurs) is courage. It takes courage for any leader to get in there and find a solution rather […]
Who has ever had this challenge? You’re in a meeting, and you believe a key decision is going in the wrong direction. How do you effectively challenge the process or decision without blowing up and making it an emotional scene? Great article below—click the link and share your thoughts or experience.
(Editor’s Note: Back in January 2013, Lee posted this article when our government was discussing the possibility of a shutdown. Here we are a few months later, and now the possibility has become a reality. Lee addresses an important root issue that affects all of us whether we work in our nation’s capitol, own our […]
In this new radio interview on KCMO Talk Radio, Lee Ellis makes this statement – “What we’re seeing in every area of society are leaders that aren’t willing to make the right call to do the right thing.” Do you agree or disagree? Who are the exceptions? And, how does this relate to our U.S. […]
By Lee Ellis (Editor’s Note: Every month, Lee Ellis offers a free Leading with Honor Coaching Video Clip to help you and your team grow and excel in character, courage, and commitment. Sign Up and get instant access. Your personal information is safe with us.) During Lee’s speaking tour in Brazil training hundreds of business […]